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Dino Festival

It's a 2-day dinosaur extravaganza, featuring life-size cast dinosaur skeletons, an extraordinary variety of dinosaur fossils, engaging dino-themed activities and crafts, animatronic dinosaur displays, and much more!

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Holotypes in the museum's recent invertebrates collection


Species new to science that VMNH staff, past and present, are directly responsible for naming


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MFLKF awards $5,000 grant to VMNH

The Monogram Foods Loves Kids Foundation has awarded the Virginia Museum of Natural History (VMNH) a grant of $5,000 in support of the museum's 2023-2024 VMNH Science Outreach Initiative, a year-long science outreach program designed to provide STEM-based education programming to students in Martinsville and Henry County, as well as families throughout the region.

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Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday - Monday: Closed


$10 for ages 18-59
$5 for ages 3-17, seniors 60+, and college students
FREE for children under 3, museum members, and members of ASTC participating institutions

We had a great time looking at the exhibits. There are a number of interactive things (not available during Covid, ...

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Traveling and Loaned Exhibits

Travel exhibits are currently available in 8 Virginia counties and one in North Carolina.

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